Historical Park Tours

Public Guided Tours


Tours are $3 per person and are offered at 2:30 pm daily.

   

Private Guided Tours


Private tours are $3 per person and are available by calling 972.406.0184.




Self-Guided Tours


You are welcome to come and explore the gardens, trails, and exteriors of our historic structures any time during our hours of operation.



Our informational brochure available at the Museum Store or download one.

School Field Trips 

Experience NEW hands-on, interactive school tours at the Farmers Branch Historical Park with your students!


Structures and activities include:

  • A historic lesson in the 1910 one-room school house
  • Tour an 1840s log cabin homestead, card cotton, and participate in a hands-on demonstration in the blacksmith shed
  • Homestead garden instruction by the Dallas County Master Gardeners
  • Explore frontier medicine and our mock-archeology dig at the 1856 Gilbert House
  • A scavenger hunt in the 1927 General Store
  • Learn morse code at the original 1877 Farmers Branch Depot and Caboose
  • Discovering stereoscopes, thaumatropes, praxinoscopes, and more in the 1885 Queen Anne Victorian Cottage
  • Vintage toys and games at lunch
  • AND MORE!

Register for grade level appropriate field trips now!

 
Carrollton/Farmers Branch ISD and schools within Farmers Branch city limits can begin registering on August 1, and all other schools can begin registration on August 8. Tours include take home goodies for students and teachers, are themed with custom options available, and led by trained docents in period costumes. Teachers can choose which buildings to tour, to lunch in the park and/or to visit the museum store.

Fee:


All tours are $3 per child.
Teachers and chaperones are FREE!

Interested in a Field Trip?

Please fill out our School Field Trip form, and a member from the Historical Park team will get back with you!

School Field Trips Inquiry Form


Special Events & Weekend Demonstrations

We are proud to offer weekend historical demonstrations and special events throughout the year. Learn more about what is happening at the Park by visiting the Monthly Activities